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Sarah, a teen with a port-wine stain and body image issues, is abducted, and must find a way to rescue herself.

“Powerful. I raced through it, wanting to know if Sarah would find a way to escape both her captor and her self-doubts. A real nail-biter!“
- April Henry, NY Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die

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Kendra must face her past and stop hurting herself--before it's too late.

Awards: #1 in the Top 10 ALA Quick Picks, ALA's Rainbow List, a Governor General Literary Award Finalist, Staff Pick for Teaching Tolerance.

Yes, it's my own arm on the cover of SCARS.

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Caitlyn, a telepath in a world where having any paranormal power at all can kill her, must decide between saving herself or saving the world.

Awards: A finalist for the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy, and the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award.

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Kate sees visions of the future--but only when she has an asthma attack. When she "sees" her sister being beaten, and a schoolmate killing herself, Kate must trigger more attacks--but that could kill her.

Awards: 2013 Gold Winner, Wise Bear Digital Awards, YA Paranormal category.

STAINED book cover

Sarah, a teen with a port-wine stain and body image issues, is abducted, and must find a way to rescue herself.

“Powerful. I raced through it, wanting to know if Sarah would find a way to escape both her captor and her self-doubts. A real nail-biter!“
- April Henry, NY Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die

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Teen Books That Have Something to Say


Blind Flight

Review

Blind Flight
by Hilary Milton
Scholastic Paperbacks (reprint),(1982)
ISBN-10: 0590321145
ISBN-13: 9780590321143

My rating:



"Now, we'll just follow our noses straight ahead and see if we can—oh no! No!"
Before she had time to react to his sudden yell, Debbie heard the splintering crash of something hard against the windshield and felt shattered slivers of plexiglass strike her arms, her shoulders, and her face. The aircraft wobbled, fell off to its side sharply, shook all over, nosed down for a fleeting moment before it vibrated once more, then righted itself.
--Blind Flight, Hilary Milton, p. 13.

Debbie went flying with her uncle in a small plane, when suddenly her uncle cried out, something broke the windshield, and her uncle stopped responding. Debbie couldn't see what had happened—she was blind—but she felt around until she realized that a goose had broken through and knocked her uncle unconscious.

Now Debbie was left to try to land the plane by herself—but she couldn't see anything, and she didn't know how to fly a plane. She used the radio to call for help, and finally managed to find someone to help her. Only she had to do all the hard work herself—she had to land the plane with only a voice to guide her.

One of my favorite books, this is a gripping, moving, edge-of-your-seat book that is suspenseful and well written. Highly recommended.

This book is out of print, but you can still find used copies online, through the search engine on your left, or you may be able to find a copy at your local library.


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